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Why Work for Kennedy Academy?  Kennedy Academy has been in business for over 30 years caring for children ages 2 1/2 and above that are potty trained. We are more than a licensed childcare facility; we are an academic program that prepares students for their academic journey once they graduate from PreK or Kindergarten program.
The benefit options available to our employees are as follows:
  • Competitive compensation
  • Direct Deposit
  • Paid holidays after 90 days employment
  • One week paid vacation after 1-year employment; two weeks paid vacation after 2-years employment
  • 2 paid personal days each year
  • Child care discount
  • Employee paid short-term disability, accident and hospital policies, life insurance, identity theft coverage, and more through Colonial Life
  • Ongoing training through Childcare Education Institute at no cost
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Kennedy Academy Aide
Hours: 12:00 pm to 5:30 pm Monday thru Friday
Pay Rate: $9.00/hour

Job Description

  1. Provide support to teachers throughout the day by following schedule that is provided
  2. Implement lessons as set by lead teacher while covering in the classrooms
  3. Supervise and monitor the safety of children in care at all times
  4. Assist with snack
  5. Wash snack dishes
  6. Provide breaks to staff
  7. Provide plan time to staff
  8. Cleaning duties as requested
  9. Be available to cover head count as needed in the afternoon or in the event a lead teacher is absent

Qualifications

  1. Must be at least 18 years of age and minimum of high school diploma or certificate of equivalency.
  2. At least 6 months of experience in a licensed child care center or willing to meet requirements
  3. Must be able to pass KBI screening as well as obtain a TB test and health assessment as required by KDHE (the facility does not cover the cost of this)
  4. Meet KDHE training requirements:
  • Signs and Symptoms of Illness
  • Abuse and Neglect with Head Trauma
  • Child and Adult 1st Aid and CPR (the facility does not cover the cost of this course)
  • Basic Child Development
  • Medication Administration
  • Abusive and Neglect with Head Trauma
  • Other required training as provided by Kennedy Academy